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Summer Fellowship Application Support Program

The Summer 2018 Fellowship Application Support Program offers writing support to assist UA students in completing fellowship applications over the summer.

Applications: The priority application deadline is Wednesday, April 11 at 5:00 p.m. The final deadline is Monday, May 14 at 5:00 p.m.

The program has two tracks for students at various stages of academic work. Students can participate from on or off campus.

  • Track One: for students near the beginning of their graduate work
  • Track Two: for students who are applying for dissertation or postdoctoral support

Summer 2018 Application Support Program Track One

Track One assists students applying for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Program (NSF GRFP), the Fulbright Student Program, the Ford Predoctoral Fellowship Program, and UK Post-Grad Scholarships. If you are applying to another fellowship and you would like to participate, please contact Shelley Hawthorne Smith. The three components of the program include the following:

1. One on one advising.

2. Writing sessions throughout the summer.

3. Feedback on drafts/reflections. Submission deadlines are May 30, June 29, and July 30. Please follow our directions for submission when you submit essays for review.

Summer 2018 Application Support Program Track Two

Track Two assists students applying for dissertation research/write-up fellowships (e.g. Fulbright-Hays, IAF, NSF DDIGs, Fulbright Student Awards, AAUW, DAAD, etc.) or postdoctoral fellowships. The three components of the program include the following:

1. One on one advising.

2. Writing sessions throughout the summer.

3. Feedback on drafts/reflections. Submission deadlines May 30, June 29, and July 30. Please follow our directions for submission.

If you have questions about the Fellowship Application Program, please contact Karna Walter (Student Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall, and Mitchell Scholarships) or Shelley Hawthorne Smith (other fellowships). Applications can be emailed.

Last updated 4 Apr 2018